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as far as trying to catch the guys that really want to blow us up. >> and there goes back too christmas day and a guy who is handing on an airplane in the detroit area apparently trying to blow up a bomb in his underwear and ever since then the transportation people, the homeland security people kind of ramped things up from them and this past week weekend we will tell you the big mess going on in newark. the administration sent out one of the top terrorism guys to do some spinning. we had janet napolitano who said the system worked and then the next day she walked it back, it didn't work. john brennan was in the hot seat yesterday. >> and he wanted to explain how listen, wele find out what happened but there really wasn't any one thing that would have told us this was going to happen on december 25th so the fact that he bought the tick with cash and the fact that he had no luggage and might not have had a pass part and the fact this guy's father turned him in. all the elements together still didn't point them to the magic word. listen. there was no smoking gun. there was no p
that tried to bring down a u.s. airliner on christmas day. british investigators are linking him to at least one other terrorist group out there. >> julie: after more than a month on the run, they have arrested paul merhige. he murdered four of his family members according to police. we'll have a live report on how cops tracked him down. >> kelly: both the american and british embassies in yemen closing their doors. an al-qaeda group based in the unstable nation. it's the same group linked to that failed bombing of a u.s. bound passenger jet. molly is live in washington. >> good afternoon. roadblocks are set up outside the embassy in yemen. they are closing their embassies because of security concerns. john brennan told fox there are indications that the u.s. embassy could be a target of al-qaeda in the arabian peninsula. that is the yemen based group that the white house says trained umar farouk abdulmutallab, the man suspected of trying to blow up a plane with explosives carried in his underwear. >> this is something we're very concerned about. we're concerned they may be in fact trying to
you here and they voice on the tape also vows there will be more attacks of -- against the u.s. caroline shivley is following these latest developments from washington, caroline, first, the tape says that al qaeda is behind the christmas-day bombing attempt. can you tell us more? >> reporter: sure, it's an interesting claim by bin laden, al qaeda and the arabian peninsula, a franchise of al qaeda are based in yemen and claimed responsibility two days after the attack and the bomber suspect himself allegedly told police that he was trained in yemen and told to get on the plane and this message makes it seem like bin laden is trying to show that he is in charge of al qaeda worldwide. and the different branches are now operating on their own while he is holed up in a cave along the afghan-pakistan border and here's the reason he gives for the attacks. >> translator: it is unfair that you enjoy a safe life while our brothers in gaza suffer greatly. therefore, with god's will, our attacks on you will continue, as long as you continue to support israel. >> reporter: bin laden also sa
aircraft, also of american denomination. no u.s. casualties have been reported, most of the casualty the -- casualties, lebanese, ethiopian, most on board, lebanese, ethiopian, one canadian, 2brits, i'm told on background there are dual nationals in beirut, that is individuals carrying a lebanese and american passport and american officials are still not ruling out the possibility there could be american casualties involved, gregg. gregg: we do have live pictures of the hospital nearby where some people hope to have been taken were there to be any survivors but greg any speculation on what caused this crash? >> reporter: what's it it is, speculation. we are told it was very bad weather overnight, a lot of thunderstorms and the bad weather is a reason being looked at for the crash. lebanese officials are ruling out right now terror or sabotage. -- sabotage, a just cial can't confirm or deny that. flames were coming from the plane shortly after it went down off the coast of lebanon. cit is the aircraft leasing company which actually, ethiopian airports was using, a new york-based firm
. >> gregg: molly henneberg is live in washington. molly, president says the u.s. has had its eye on al-qaeda in yiyz for a while. >> molly: yes, in the broader arabian peninsula, president said they have gone on the attack previously. take a listen. >> in recent years they bombed yemeni places. i have ordered to strengthen our with the yemeni government and working them to strike al-qaeda terrorists. >> molly: yemen in response as you were saying, has sent hundreds of troops to two mountainous eastern provinces where the government has little control to try to root out the terrorists there. >> gregg: the president has used the phrase war on terror only once before since taking office. does he use it to industry describe it for the failed bombing plot? >> not war on terror. obama administration doesn't like that phrase used frequently during the bush administration. he describes the plot, as an attempted act of terrorism. he has made it clear that the u.s. is at war against, quote a far-reaching of violence and hatred and the u.s. will do whatever it takes to defeat them. he has used th
you have to ask yourself why wouldn't they just tell us the truth? i think you are going to freak out. tomorrow, i tell you the truth on how bad the situation really is and how the economy works. from new york, good night, america. >> bret: next on "special report" -- the president says the system has failed. and he wants it fixed. following the attempt to blow up an american jet. the specifics and the fall-out coming up. we'll look at what went wrong. the changing administration rhetoric. and how a radical cleric fits in. our healthcare reform series continues with a look at what mandated coverage will cost you. and what happened to the president's promise of transparency? and u.s. efforts to put the economic squeeze on iran are dealt a may a juhljor set-back. all this plus the fox all-stars right here, right now. ♪ ♪ >> bret: welcome to washington. i'm bret baier. not good enough. that's the message the national security community got today from president obama. following what he referred to as a screw-up. allowing a man to try to blow up an american airliner on christmas da
was a part of the federal reserve board. and then chairman of it when the economic crisis hit us and devastated us financially and economically. he did not warn against that. >> scott brown's upset win tuesday for ted kennedy's senate seat in massachusetts isn't helping bernanke. brown rode a wave of populist anger opposing bank bail-outs along with healthcare reform. votes count more in this fight. critics plan to filibuster. it will take 60 votes to break it. senate sources say that as of today, bernanke still appeared to have more than 60 yes votes. >> he did do a very, very good job during the rescue efforts. which could have led, if they didn't happen, to the great depression. so i'm supportive of bernanke but will continue to be a strong critic of the fed in areas where i disagree. >> now supporters believe that at the end of the day, bernanke will be reconfirmed, because if not, it could rock financial markets by creating new uncertainty. that is one reason why one democrat mary landrieu of louisiana, announced late this afternoon, she will support his renomination. bret?
have been aware of the threat from the group it says was behind the attack. as the u.s. targets one of those men, there are questions about legal rights and wrongs in the war on terror. new unemployment numbers are out, but they don't tell the whole story. and how will differences in abortion policy be resolved in healthcare reform legislation. part five of jim angle's series. all that, plus the fox all-stars and the friday lightning round right here, right now. welcome to washington, i'm bret baier. the man authorities say tried to blow up an american airliner on christmas day went before a judge today. correspondent steve brown has the story from detroit. in his first court appearance, umar farouk abdulmutallab through his attorney pled not guilty to all six counts in the federal indictment charging him with attempting to detonate a bomb concealed in his underwear aboard northwest flight 253. wearing a white t-shirt and olive pants, the nigerian national spoke softly as he confirmed he was not challenging being held without bond. standing with abdulmutallab, miriam ceiver, one of
of transparency? and u.s. efforts to put the economic squeeze on iran are dealt a may a juhljor set-back. all this plus the fox all-stars right here, right now. ♪ ♪ >> bret: welcome to washington. i'm bret baier. not good enough. that's the message the national security community got today from president obama. following what he referred to as a screw-up. allowing a man to try to blow up an american airliner on christmas day. senior white house correspondent major garrett reports on the president getting tough with his team. >> reporter: president obama delivered a harsh grade and gave agencies on the front line battling terror stern new instructions. >> time and again we learned quickly piecing together information and taking swift action is critical to saying one step ahead of nimble adversary so we have to do better. and we will do better. we have to do it quickly. american lives are on the line. >> reporter: mr. obama met for two hours with the anti-terror team and though he promised accountability, no heads rolled. he said the problem wasn't the information on bombing suspect umar fa
of a passenger jet. how the u.s. got its intelligence are both coming out the microscope. caroline shively with more. >> reporter: some republicans now say that the federal government is missing a real opportunity to get intelligence from umar farouk abdulmutallab on what other terror plots could be out there. u.s. officials say the f.b.i. had the accused underwear bomber for 30 hours and he was very talkative. that was before he got his lawyer. they sent a letter urging him to try abdulmutallab in front of a military tribunal instead of civilian courts. intel officials say they gotten what they need. >> they obtained actionable intelligence and they made a decision after that, local prosecutors that the individual should be tried in civil courts. >> when you invite him, you read his miranda rights and he stops talking. you can pursue a court action if you want to but the key thing is intelligence. >> reporter: another big focus, yemen. officials say abdulmutallab got his terror training. u.s. and britain said they are sending money to the police force that is training there. the nation is
your time with us today. log on to our web site for that after the show show. >> see you. patti ann: what one respected analyst called signs of a coming tsunami for democrats. bill: in the past 24 hours three renowned democrats all say they will not seek byron dorgan will retire, bill ritter will not seek a second term in november and chris dodd bailing out on his race. larry sabato is from the university of virginia, center for politics. welcome back here. you posed a good question to producers this morning, is this coincidence or january panic, which one is it, a ambassador o? -- a or b? >> there's panic, no question about it. there's a fourth one as well, bill. the democratic nominee presumptive for governor in the big state of michigan, lieutenant governor john cherry, also just dropped out. he couldn't raise money. think about that. the democrats control michigan, lock, stock and barrel. their choice to succeed a 2-term democratic governor has just had to drop out because he can't raise money. that's not a good sign whon the -- on the whole. bill: you mentioned michigan look at
$200 million, but most of all, even if you paid us back, new york city back, the $200 million, what's it going to do to merchants in the so-called frozen zone in that area? nobody is going to go to china town and say let's walk the streets, honey. khalid sheik muhammad is down in a trial for two years. >> dianne feinstein has a reason why this changed so quickly. she said the trial should be moved because the dynamic has now changed. >> this is significant. >> right. because of umar farouk abdulmutallab. let's see what she had to say. >> i think the mayor has spoken. i think he has a good point. i think the administration should listen to that point. ksm does not have to be tried in new york city. if there's any evidence that this is going to either make new york city a target or present unusual expenses and the mayor and i've been a mayor should be listened to. and what he has said is yes, it will. >> where is senator schumer and senator jillibrand. >> they're in trouble. >> why? >> i'll tell you why. i'm starting to understand the whole tea party town hall movement. people send
us -- >> been very candid about the fact that what we were in possession of in different places and what ultimately was not analyzed up through the chain in order to make the necessary connections to prevent and disrupt this from happening. >> the negotiations that are taking place, the two bills, the house and the senate, why not have a formal conference? why? >> you can ask the leaders of congress, either there or when they are there. jon: that is robert gibbs. a couple interesting notes. the review concerning the breakdown of what happened on the failed christmas day bombing will be out tomorrow. we should get a number of answers when that comes out. i also want to draw your attention to the bottom box, that is colorado governor bill ritter announcing right now that he will not seek a second term in the fall. it is another top democrat that is deciding to step down versus possibly being voted out in the fall. big development in political world. we have much more on this coming up. jane: clearly the pieces on the chessboard are changing today in a very big way in politics. gov
of different outfits, but settled on this one. >> so it's a big morning for us, a lot of news to could have, get to some of the headlines. >> i do have those for you. here is an unbelievable story. he with as trapped for so long in the rubble, he completely lost track of time. as you can imagine. with you after 11 days of eating cookies and drinking beer, a man is foundsy life and he is just fine. joining us now from port-au-prince, haiti, is brian wilson. tell us about this remarkable rescue after imagine workers had been told the rescue efforts were off. >> yeah, let me tell you about it. the luckiest man on the planet today is a man by the name of wissman, apparently 23 years old. he worked in a fruit market underneath a hotel, and when it collapsed he scrambled under his desk, apparently. yesterday one of his brothers was walking by the rubble of what was once that hotel and fruit market and he heard his brother's voice. he ran by, he got some greek rescue workers, he got some americans, some french people came to the scene and he wasn't all that deep. about 16 feet and it wasn't a lot
, map of the u.s. military base. we're working for more on that story and we'll get awe bit more on that. in the meantime, let's start this morning, awaiting a new report on the federal budget from the number crunchers in washington, we've been track ago rising tide of red ink that leaves the total national debt today at $12,000,465,487,917.34. martha: don't forget the 34 cents. bill: i would not. martha: somebody is counting those pennies closely. bill: it's growing. good morning, i'm bill hemmer, welcome to nerk's -- to "america's newsroom". martha: i'm martha maccallum, the cbo report on budget estimates for the decade coming in and as washington continues to bleed red ink the report is expected to name the fiscal debate on capitol hill this coming year, and this will be a very big focus of that. rich edison is joining us from the fox business network. so, gee, you know, i mean, rich, you take a look at that number, how bad do we expect them to get from here? >> reporter: martha, they'll be ugly and analysts expect the federal government to continue running these deficits in the futur
weapon, his name is timothy hendron, on the loose now, police looking for him. jon: stay with us on that. jane: to the intelligence failures that led to that near disaster in the skies in detroit on christmas day. right now we're waiting for the white house to release a critical report that affects our safety in this country. it should answer the question how was a young nigeria man allowed to board that -- nigerian plane allowed to board a plane. abdullah mutallab will be arraigned tomorrow. just a few hours from now we expect president obama to talk about exactly what went wrong. the president has acknowledged there were red flags, including a warning from the suspect's own father. white house national security adviser jim jones says americans will feel a, quote, certain shock when they read this report today, former pennsylvania governor tom ridge was the first person to run the department of lomaland security when it was created in the wake of 9/11. he's with us now. good morning, governor. >> nice to be with you this morning. jane: what do you expect this certain shock to snb. >> fi
with another major game changer for the 2010 mid-term election elections issued today by the u.s. supreme court. "special report" starts right now. ♪ >> bret: the speaker of the house today officially threw dirt on the healthcare plan that was unofficially killed in tuesday's election of massachusetts republican scott brown to the senate. chief washington correspondent jim angle starts off tonight's broadcast with an obituary. >> reporter: this was only one hope to keep the democratic health proposal alive, have the house pass the senate bill to keep the reform package moving but today, speaker nancy pelosi declared that effort dead. >> in its present form without any change, i don't think it's possible to pass the senate bill in the house. >> reporter: she said fundamentals a pectss are unacceptable to the house democrats and that the senate is unable to rewrite the bill, there is no way to undertake the fill reform effort. >> there isn't a market right now for proceeding with the full bill unless changes are made in the senate. >> pelosi who had been pushing the reform at full speed now say
take up arms again, against the u.s. democrats lose a second senator in two days. we will have fox team coverage on who is quitting, why and what it means for this fall's election. the i.r.s. prepares to take a closer look at your tax preparer. all that, plus the fox all-stars right here, right now. ♪ ♪ >> bret: from washington, i'm bret baier. new report says terror suspects released from guantanamo bay prison are much more likely to return to the old ways than we thought. national correspondent catherine herridge look at the numbers and what they mean. >> reporter: at least one in five detainees has returned or is suspected of returning to the battlefield according to three knowledgeable sources familiar with the pent review. this is a significant jump from april when pentagon officials confirmed one in seven detainees was back in the fight or 14%. pentagon spokesman would not comment directly on the report because it's classified but after being peppered with questions he did not deny the rate is climbing. >> we have done two reports we released publicly. one showed at 11% and an
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